Physics Instructor

Posting Details

Position Summary Information

Position to be Filled Physics Instructor
PVA Number 17-014
Employment Type Full Time (FT)
Months Per Year Nine (9) Months
Minimum Required Education/Training

A Master’s degree in Physics from a regionally accredited college or university.

Minimum Required Experience

Prior teaching experience required

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills

Prior experience teaching Physics at the post-secondary level preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position will begin FALL 2018 and will be located at the North Campus

NOTE: This position REQUIRES that CERTIFICATIONS and/or TRANSCRIPTS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. • Applicants who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

Application Deadline 11/19/2017

Extended Job Description


To provide classroom instruction to college students through lecture, demonstration, laboratory and on-line exercises, handouts and responding to questions and testing by face-to-face and/or online instruction in Physics.

Supervision Received/Exercised

Receives direct supervision and/or technical direction from the Department Chair of Science

May occasionally receive general supervision from full-time instructional staff

Essential Functions

Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students and/or online to students at the North Campus, Downtown Campus and satellite Campuses.

Be willing to work morning, afternoon and evening classes as needed.

Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities.

Develop and prepare supplement materials to enhance textbook lessons.

Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade and record individual scores.

Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop
Laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate.

Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines.

Maintain accurate records of student attendance and grade rosters.

Submit all required paperwork on time.

Maintain current OSHA Safety Sheets and routinely inspect equipment.

Follow all safety standards in the lab.

Other Important Functions

Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons and recommend improvements as needed.

Maintain the required office and on-campus hours.

Serve on appointed committees.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge of

Classroom and laboratory instructional techniques and procedures.

Current trends, research and development in Physics.

Ability To

Interpret and apply College goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain cooperative-working relationships with CFCC employees.


Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which include the following:
• Standing or sitting for extended time
• Operating assigned equipment
• Handling varied tasks simultaneously

Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
• Making sound decisions
• Responding to questions
• Demonstrating

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 07/17/2017
Open Until Filled No

Posting Specific Questions

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  2. Please specify details, if applicable

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  3. * Do you have a Master's Degree in Physics from a regionally accredited college or university?
    • Yes
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  4. * Do you have prior teaching experience in Physics at the post-secondary level?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please tell us about any prior teaching experience you may have?

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents 1
  2. Training Certification